Are you considering pursuing justice through the legal system but don’t know where to begin? You’re not alone. The legal justice system can be confusing and difficult to navigate. But there are services available that can help you by providing free, independent legal advice. Sometimes you just need to talk to a professional and know your options before going forward. Our Legal Aid section provides individually sourced legal services and specialized programs for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and other forms of violence. These services are available remotely or in-person based on region. If you have any questions, we encourage you to visit the websites provided to learn more.
Established by the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region, this program supports survivors of sexual violence throughout their legal process. From start to finish, the Sexual Violence Legal Advocacy program offers a variety of services to assist those seeking justice, including case management, assistance with documents, court accompaniment, and more.
This is a free service open to all genders. Visit their website below to learn more and access their intake form today.
Do you know of any free legal services for survivors of gender-based violence? Let us know.
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